In March 2012, prices of frequently purchased goods in large and predominantly food decreased: —0.1%; year-on-year, it rose by 3.3%Price Index in large and predominantly-food stores - March 2012

In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased by 0.1% in March 2012, after an increase by 0.1% in February.

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Paru le : 12/04/2012

In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased by 0.1% in March 2012, after an increase by 0.1% in February.

The year-on-year variation went up by 3.3%

In March 2012, prices were 3.3% higher than those of the year before.

In March 2011, prices were 0.3% lower than those of March 2010.

Tableau1 – Prices of frequently purchased goods

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Variations (%) over
Index March 2012 one month 12 last months
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 125,4 –0,1 3,3
- Hypermarkets 124,9 –0,1 3,0
- Supermarkets 126,6 –0,1 3,6
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 126,8 0,0 3,3
Other (mini-markets, maxidiscount, department stores…) 132,7 0,3 5,4
Total 128,2 0,0 3,5
  • Source: Insee - consumer price index

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